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Eletson (Shipping company, Greece)

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House flag of Eletson
Left, source unknown - Image by Jorge Candeias, 17 February 1999
Right, as shown in Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95] - Image by Jarig Bakker, 16 January 2006

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Presentation of Eletson

Eletson owns and operates one of the world's largest fleets of medium and long range product tankers. The fleet presently consists of 25 double hull tankers, all of which were delivered after 1989, with a combined capacity of 1,630,533 dwt. All vessels sail under the Greek flag.

Most ships are named after Greek places:

Handymax tankers: Samothraki, Psara, Halki, Shinoussa, Salamina, Kastelorizo, Argironissos, Folegandros, Kandilousa, Serifopoulo and Serifos.
Panamax and post-Panamax tankers: Alkyonis, Velopoula, Sporades, Parapola, Skiropoula, Stavronisi, Pelagos, Angistri, Erikoussa and Skopelos.
Aframax tankers: Agathonissos, Makronissos, Alonissos and Megalonissos.

Source: Company website

Ivan Sache, 6 January 2006

House flag of Eletson

A source shows the house flag of Eletson is horizontally divided light blue-white-light blue (1:4:1) with a five-pointed star in the white stripe.

Jorge Candeias & Dov Gutterman, 17 February 1999

According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95], the house flag of Eletson is white with a ship's funnel charged with ELETSON in white letters bordered blue, over several L-shaped forms.

Jarig Bakker, 16 January 2006